Community Care Workers - Cardiff, NSW

Applications open until: 05-June-2020
State: NSW
Location: Newcastle
Type of employment: Community Care

 

  • Part-time opportunities available Monday to Friday
  • Minimum of 20 hours a week from 7am to 7pm
  • Role based around Newcastle and the Hunter Region

Are you a caring person?  Do you love helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives? If so, we would love for you to join our team of dedicated Community Care Workers, providing individualised care for our clients, helping them to live independently and in their own homes.

About HammondCare

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need.

We specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health services for older people, and other related health and aged care services.  HammondCare seeks to embed evidence based best practice in its services and we provide these services through home care, sub-acute hospitals and residential aged care. 

We are passionate about improving quality of life for people in need and are currently looking for people who share this passion.  Our 'At Home' services are growing and we are seeking care workers who genuinely want to make a difference in older people's lives, by enabling our clients to maintain their sense of independence and wellbeing in their own home.

About the role

The role of the Care Worker (HammondCare At Home) works within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to deliver a range of “in-home” aged care services to clients who are in receipt of a Home Care Package or other aged care services (i.e. CHSP In Home Respite, Private Service etc). The Care Worker (HammondCare At Home) works mostly alone in the clients’ homes, but the support of their Care Manager.

This role is expected to deliver outstanding levels of client service and to perform delegated duties to a high standard within the HammondCare Mission and Core Values so as to maximise client satisfaction.

The essence of this role:

  • Community Care Workers are part of a dedicated & well supported team providing care in the home, including personal care, housework, shopping, medication supervision, according to each client’s care plan.
  • Enable each client to have the opportunity to succeed at the activities of daily living which promote dignity, self-respect and maintain the client’s quality of life and abilities.
  • A strong team player who will communicate changes in care, completion of all documentation, while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Comprehensive and ongoing training and development is provided.

About you

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare's Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • No formal qualification necessary, however Certificate III Aged Care is an advantage.
  • Experience and passion in providing personal care for elderly people and to care for those living with dementia.
  • Access to a car and current drivers’ licence and safe driving record.
  • Willingness to travel between HammondCare's sites and from client to client homes throughout the shifts.
  • Administrative and computer skills, including the usage of a smart phone.

HammondCare offers its staff excellent training & development opportunities, a supportive environment and a fabulous benefits program. For more info check out our website: www.hammond.com.au/careers

 Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

For an information pack, including the selection criteria, and details on how to apply, please see the attachment below.

 

CCW Newcastle and Hunter Info Pack April 2020

To submit your application via email, please send to: recruitment@hammond.com.au, please ensure you have included your phone number on your application.

For any specific queries not answered by the information pack, please contact Rebecca Wilson 1800 826166

Closing Date: 5 June 2020

All short listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check, pre-employment functional assessment and must provide evidence of a 2020 vaccination for the influenza virus.